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GPs could be forced to manage high-risk drugs with no extra funding


I have a problem with this scenario. How is it that any 'body' can INSIST that a doctor must prescribe a given drug at any time? Not possible. If a doctor has valid reasons then that is it. The GMC will take a dim view indeed of a doctor prescribing outside his or her comfort zone and causing harm. It is, perhaps, a reflection of the admindroids low perception of a GP as a "Gofer" who should be told what to do and when to do it. Perhaps a little expeditious Anglo-Saxon vernacular hurled in their general direction might concentrate minds. Or maybe have a quick look at all the so called 'shared care' schemes and refer the lot back to secondary care for them to take over. There is more power than you think in your hands. Ponder and act. The CCG will move.

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30 May 2017

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